Neomia Ruth Means

Neomia Ruth Means

Neomia Ruth Means, 68, of Anna, died at 11:55 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at her home. 

She was born on Nov. 1, 1949, in Anna, the daughter David M. and Mary Helen Adams Cook. 

She married Devere Means on Aug. 19, 1972, in Anna. He preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 1981.

She is survived by her sister, Mabel Hill of Anna; a brother, David (Frances) Cook of Anna; two nieces; five nephews; nine great-nieces; three great-nephews; many great -great-nieces and nephews; many cousins; one aunt; two uncles; and her Christian family of Big Creek Baptist Church.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, David M. and Mary Helen Cook; her husband, Devere Means; an infant son, Daniel Allen Means; and a nephew, Jeff Hill.

She was a member of the Big Creek Baptist Church for many years.  She worked as a purchasing agent for the Union County Hospital. She loved children and working on projects in the church. 

Funeral services for Neomia Ruth Means were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with Rev. LaRue Parr officiating.  Interment was in the Cobden Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to Carmi Baptist Children’s Home.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

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